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Total elimination of WMDs must for world peace

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI The easing of tension between the United States and Russia on reduction of weapons of mass destruction no doubt augurs well for the entire world as this is a positive step towards a better relationship between the world’s two main super powers …

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Pakistan at Crosscurrent

BY U.K. DAR Pakistan since its inception some 62 years ago has never seen a stable phase. But never has been its existence as a nation been questioned as is done now a days. The situation is somewhat like that in 1971, during East Pakistan …

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In favor of Drones attack

BY U.K. DAR The phrase the enemy’s enemy is your friend is so true in today’s world and every nation is making alliances based on this theory. China and Russia are potential enemies but they have a common enemy i.e. America and hence creation of …

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Timeline: Highs and Lows in Pakistan-India Ties

The leaders of India and Pakistan are expected to meet on Tuesday in Russia, on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) conference. Following are some of the highs and lows in relations between the neighbours:

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World Expects Unexpected in Pakistan: Report

By Peter Apps Pakistan, Ukraine, Russia, Nigeria and Mexico are the places where unexpected political change could have the most impact on world markets in 2009, the Eurasia Group risk consultancy said in a report on Monday.

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World Expects Unexpected in Pakistan: Report

By Peter Apps Pakistan, Ukraine, Russia, Nigeria and Mexico are the places where unexpected political change could have the most impact on world markets in 2009, the Eurasia Group risk consultancy said in a report on Monday.

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Unrest in Balochistan

BY M S TANVIR The recent unrest in Balochistan has gathered the regional and global attention once again. Balochistan wasn’t out of the focus but operations within Pakistan and regional situation divided the concentration. Law and order is once again out of control in the …

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The Taliban are here

By Samad Khurram Back in 2002, I was returning from Friday prayers when I saw an unusual gathering of singing and quasi-dancing mullahs. Unusual because I had always assumed mullahs to be against all types of kufr (art). The amused crowd were listening to chants …

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NATO face threat from online attackers

Ghostnet sounds like something John le Carré would invent. This vast cyber-espionage operation spanned 1,295 computers worldwide, a third of them located in ministries of foreign affairs, embassies, international organizations and news media, some holding classified data.

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NATO face threat from online attackers

Ghostnet sounds like something John le Carré would invent. This vast cyber-espionage operation spanned 1,295 computers worldwide, a third of them located in ministries of foreign affairs, embassies, international organizations and news media, some holding classified data.

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